Political wives at conventions

Published On: Sep 04 2012 12:37:02 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 04 2012 01:40:17 PM CDT

As first lady Michelle Obama prepares to speak at the DNC, look back at the role of wives in political conventions.

Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of John Kerry, at the 2004 Democratic National Convention
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Teresa Heinz Kerry took the podium to support her husband, John Kerry, at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.

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